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  1. pats1

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    http://beta.profootballtalk.com/category/rumor-mill/

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    Man it would suck if he does, would be a blow to our Defense for sure.
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    Not a blow, but a loss in the locker room. Bruschi was (sad to say) a weak point on the D last year. He'll be remembered as one of the best Patriots there ever was, but his time in the NFL has passed I think :[
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    Well Bruschi's better then other options at ILB...cause we dont have any so Im lookin at it as a blow.
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    Say it aint so, say it aint so.


    and since this a rumor maybe he will
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    PFT also reported Moss was a likely surprise cut at the end of TC last year.

    When it comes to the Pats, I take anything PFT says with a shaker of salt. In other words, maybe it's true, but I'll wait until I hear it from #54 or the Pats.
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    This could be a good thing. At least they'll be FORCED to address ILB in the offseason.
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    I wouldn't call it a good thing but what you said is an upside of it, if true.
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    I think it's a good thing. Now I won't have to watch one of the best Patriots of all time two steps behind a running back or getting lost in coverage.

    It's time for Bruschi, IMO. I'd rather him go out after a respectable season than him try to hang out and suck ass next year.
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    He may be approaching JAG-territory on the field, but his locker room presence is invaluable, and he has a lot of value simply for hte fact that he knows our defense inside and out. If this is it for him, I just hope that the team has him back in some other capacity next year. It looks like there may be quite a few new linebackers on this squad that will need some instruction.
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    I'd prefer to have him there for depth, but it's simply not a big loss when it comes to talent. Simply move Vrabel inside with Adalius, grab a OLB and you have a much improved LB corps.
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    Paging Roman Phifer! ;)
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    It is PFT mind you.
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    Bruschi is likely gone. Colvin is back. It seems that we are stronger for the upgrade, not weaker.

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    And a few years ago what was it like when they KNEW TedyB would be out...TedJ retired and the ILB situation was not good...
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    :( This would be a sad day for me if true...
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    Would be sad but not unexpected. I kinda hope he does, for his sake. The body can only take so much.
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    Teddy Bruschi will always be one of my favorite players!!!
    Played with desire, intelligence.

    took a BIG hometown discount to stay with the Pats (this clearly cost him a lot of income).

    came back from a devastating medical condition.


    Probably one of the most loyal Patriots players ever.

    Regardless of his play, I will be very sad to see him retire. He was abig part of the this run.
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    In the be careful what you wish for category, the last time Tedy told the team he was retired and they addressed the ILB spot, I recall it didn't work out so well.
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